Abdulaziz Albaqous has been the director of corporate communications and acting director of international relations at the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee since January 2020.
Prior to that, Albaqous worked as a senior consultant with Hill+Knowlton Strategies public relations company from January 2018 until his latest position at the SAOC.
He worked as international communication senior specialist with the SAOC between February 2016 and November 2017 to strengthen the relations between SAOC and international NGOs and national NOCs, and represent SAOC at international sessions and meetings.
He was a communication services analyst with Tatweer Buildings Co. from August 2014 to February 2016 and a media and internal communication specialist at Education Experts from September 2013 to August 2014.
Albaqous did an executive master’s in management of sport institutions in 2018 at the Universitat de Lleida, Spain.
He has a bachelor’s in international relations (2006-2011) and a minor in Spanish literature (2010-2011) from Saint Louis University, US, and Madrid, Spain.
Albaqous’ trainings include certified master negotiator in March 2015 at Meirc Training and Consulting, and effective event management in October 2015 at Anderson Training which provides development needs for leading organizations to enable transformational growth and sustainability.
He also did a Mini MBA in May 2019 at WPP PLC, a British communications, advertising, public relations, technology, and commerce holding company in London.